Fern E. Keith
Fern E. Keith, age 86, Moorhead, Minn., died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2011, in Eventide Lutheran Home, Moorhead, Minn.
Fern Elva Heydon, the ninth of 10 children born to Elmer and Effie (Taplin) Heydon, was born Aug. 26, 1924, on the family farm near Joplin, Mont. She grew up and received her education in Joplin.
On Dec. 28, 1945, Fern married her childhood sweetheart, Alvin R. Keith, while he was home on leave from the U. S. Navy. The family lived in Chester, Mont., and in Havre, Mont., until 1969, when they moved to Grand Forks, N.D. After her husband, Alvin, died on July 19, 2003, Fern moved...